Alfred Baxley, 84, died Saturday, May 25, 2013 in the St. Joseph’s Hospital in Savannah. Baxley was born May 3, 1929 in Appling County to the late Estell Baxley and the late Bertha Buchans Baxley. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church where he was Father of the Year in 2011. Alfred was the grand marshal for the ACHS Homecoming Parade 2009. He was preceded in death by his wife, Estelle Carter Baxley and two brothers, Colquitt Baxley and Willie Baxley, Sr.
Survivors include five daughters and sons-in-law, Linda Linam, Letitia and Mike Smith, Freda B. Brewer, Tonileia and Kenneth Owens and Joy and Donnie Rowland; two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Tammy Baxley and Joe and Missy Baxley; 17 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 from Faith Baptist Church with the Rev. Gary Conger officiating. Interment followed in Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Shayne Smith, Preston Baxley, Justin Baxley, Trent Thift, Joseph Kauger and Adam Kauger.
Honorary pallbearers were Adult Sunday school class of Faith Baptist Church and co-workers and student body of Appling County High School.
Musical selections were rendered by David Williams and Terrance Gibson.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.